Over 1,000 students attend Texas A&M Corpus Christi worship event; 124 baptized
More than 120 people were reportedly baptized during a recent revival event on the Corpus Christi campus of Texas A&M University, a gathering that has spurred increased attendance in church young adult groups in recent weeks.
Posted on: Friday, September 22, 2023

California Baptist church considering AI to protect itself against shooters
The director of safety at a Baptist church in California is preparing his congregation to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to defend themselves against mass shootings, Christian Headlines (CH) reports.
Posted on: Thursday, September 21, 2023

Pakistan Christian Couple Longer In Jail Despite Doubts Over Blasphemy
A Christian couple remains in jail in Pakistan’s Punjab province as a judge decided to keep them behind bars for allegedly desecrating the Koran, deemed a holy book by Muslims, sources told Worthy News.
Posted on: Thursday, September 21, 2023

India: Christian orphanage denied renewed operating permit in Madhya Pradesh state
In a move perceived by local church leaders as hostility toward Christianity, authorities in India’s Madhya Pradesh state have refused to renew the permit of Christian orphanage to receive international charitable funding, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
Posted on: Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Iran: House-church pastor begins 10-year prison sentence for “disturbing” Islam
An Iranian-Armenian pastor began a 10-year prison sentence in Iran yesterday, after being found guilty of engaging in “propaganda contrary to and disturbing to the holy religion of Islam” through his leading of a house church in Tehran, the Article 18 religious freedom NGO reports.
Posted on: Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Uganda: Evangelist murdered after leading Muslims to Christ
A 33-year old evangelist was beaten to death by Islamic extremists in eastern Uganda, right after he led Muslims to faith in Christ at a Gospel event on September 6, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. The killing was the latest of numerous acts of deadly violence committed against Christians in Uganda by Islamic extremists.
Posted on: Tuesday, September 19, 2023

‘Revival Fires’ Reported Across US (Worthy News In-Depth)
U.S. Churches, universities, and the army say Christian “revival fires” have broken out across the United States, with many turning to faith in Christ Jesus and impromptu massive baptism services.
Posted on: Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Nigeria: Campaign of brutal terror against Christians continues relentlessly
The slaughter and kidnapping of Christians in Nigeria by Islamic terrorists continues unabated: 15 Christians were murdered and 32 kidnapped in Kaduna State on Friday, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. 
Posted on: Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Nigeria: Pastor of Evangelical church and two other Christians kidnapped in Plateau state
The pastor and two other members of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Nigeria’s Plateau State were kidnapped last week by armed terrorists, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Plagued by Islamic terror groups who have murdered, kidnapped, and displaced tens of thousands of Christians since 2009, Nigeria ranks 6th on the US Open Doors World Watch List 2023 of the top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.
Posted on: Monday, September 18, 2023

Pakistan: Christian couple detained, charged with blasphemy in Punjab Province
A Christian couple in Punjab Province, Pakistan have been charged and detained under the country’s notoriously harsh blasphemy laws, just weeks after mobs of Islamic extremists attacked more than 80 Christian homes and churches in the region, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
Posted on: Monday, September 18, 2023

Pakistan Police Detain Pastor Over Shooting
Concerns remained Sunday about a pastor in eastern Pakistan who was reportedly detained for “faking” a shooting incident, although Worthy News and others witnessed him in hospital.
Posted on: Sunday, September 17, 2023

Indonesia: West Sumatra church congregation threatened by neighbors
The Indonesian Bethel Church Solagracia in Padang, West Sumatra has reported that a service it held in a rented home on August 29 was disrupted by neighbors who broke a window while threatening them and demanding they stop worshiping, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
Posted on: Thursday, September 14, 2023

Nigeria: Fulani terrorists murder 37 Christians in Plateau state, “the siege against Christian communities continues without abating”
Fulani herdsmen murdered 37 Christians in Nigeria’s Plateaus State during a spate of attacks carried out over the last five weeks, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. Nigeria ranked number one in the world last year for the number of Christians killed because of their faith (5,014), according to the US Open Doors international Christian advocacy organization.
Posted on: Thursday, September 14, 2023

‘Revival At US Auburn University Sparks Massive Baptisms’
A Christian “revival” has broken out at a university in the U.S. state of Alabama, with hundreds of students participating in spontaneous baptisms after a prayer and worship rally attended by thousands, witnesses say.
Posted on: Wednesday, September 13, 2023

US Christian charity has helped thousands of American sex-trafficking victims, “we just try to show God’s love through our work”
An American Christian non-profit organization that works to help US sex trafficking survivors receive healing and a safe place to recover has been able to assist thousands of victims since its founding 12 years ago, the Christian Post (CP) reports. 
Posted on: Wednesday, September 13, 2023

36 North Carolina congregations settle disaffiliation lawsuit with United Methodist Church
Thirty-six North Carolina congregations who are separating from the United Methodist Church have resolved a lawsuit they filed against the UMC and will now be able leave the denomination according to a disaffiliation plan approved by church leaders in 2019, the Religion News Service (RNS) reports.
Posted on: Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Nigeria: Islamic terrorists kill two Christians, kidnap six in Taraba state
Islamic terrorists murdered two Christians and kidnapped six others in Nigeria’s Taraba state on Sunday, as the years-long genocidal onslaught on Nigerian Christians by Muslim extremists continues unabated, Morning Star News (MSN) reports. With well over 50,000 Christians murdered since 2009, rights groups, US Open Doors, have ranked Nigeria number one in the world for Christians killed on account of their faith.
Posted on: Monday, September 11, 2023

Beaten Pakistani Christian Activist Dead At 37
Pakistani Christian human rights activist Samuel Inayat, who was in urgent need of a kidney transplant after Muslim extremists beat him, has died, his family told Worthy News on Saturday.
Posted on: Sunday, September 10, 2023

Nigeria Seminarian Burned To Death; Others Kidnapped
A Catholic seminarian in Nigeria was killed after the rectory where he stayed was set on fire in a kidnapping attempt by Islamist Fulani Militants, a day after another seminarian and his father were abducted, Christians confirmed Friday.
Posted on: Sunday, September 10, 2023

Pakistan Christian Boy ‘Tortured’ For ‘Blasphemy’; Couple Detained
A 9-year-old Christian boy in Pakistan’s Punjab province and his family have reportedly fled their home after he was “falsely accused” of blasphemy against Islam and beaten up by his teacher and fellow students.
Posted on: Sunday, September 10, 2023